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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police are looking for a suspect in connection to an attempted sexual assault incident in DC.

It happened on March 29 around 7:30 p.m. at the 300 block of Florida Avenue, N.E. when an unknown suspect approached a female victim, threatened her with a pocketknife, forced her into a nearby alley and attempted to sexually assault her. The victim yelled for help and was able to escape, police said.

Police describe the suspect as a 'black male, in his late 40s, 5'8" to 5'9" in height, 150 pounds, brown complexion, brown eyes, missing teeth, mustache, and displayed cuts on arms. He was last seen wearing a grey short sleeve shirt, black jacket, black shoes, and dark jeans held up with either a shoestring or flex-cuff,' police said.

Anyone with information should call Police at 202-727-9099.

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